In an interview, Karim Sadjadpour discusses Iran’s grand strategy, the Vienna nuclear negotiations, and more.
In an interview, Alex Vatanka discusses his book on how the Khamenei-Rafsanjani relationship shaped post-revolution Iran.
Syria and Russia will not break with Iran, and indeed many Arab states may ultimately improve ties with Tehran. However, in the transactional new regional environment, everyone has a stake in compelling Iran to recognize their interests as well.
It’s about managing oil prices, bread prices, and strategic partnerships.
Both events also could force Washington to rethink or revive its Middle East partnerships.
Syria is being drawn into a de facto coalition that may aim to limit Iran’s reach in the Levant
The U.S. administration should adopt more cohesive policies in the region, otherwise U.S. actions may not bring greater stability, but the contrary.
Adopting radical measures to limit Tehran’s influence has usually failed, so it’s best to try something else.
In an interview, Dmitri Trenin discusses what Middle Eastern countries will be looking for in the Ukraine crisis.
Few countries have maintained clearer or more consistent aspirations over the last four decades than the Islamic Republic of Iran.